An officer was shot and taken to hospital when a shooting broke out near the South Los Angeles Police Station
An investigation is underway after a police officer was shot near a police station in Los Angeles’s South Central Historic District Thursday morning.
The shooting was reported shortly after 5 a.m. near the East 34 . intersectionNS Street and South Central Avenue, Los Angeles Police Officer Liseth Lomelli said.
Lumele said the officer was conscious and breathing while being taken to a local hospital after the shooting.
Police set up a large perimeter around the area while searching for the gunman.
Lumele said the suspected perpetrator was arrested.
Check back for updates on this evolving story.